One of our favorite cues that it’s summer—besides lightning bugs, of course–is the arrival of baskets of snap peas at the farmers market or grocery store. In this episode of Nutrisystem’s #VeggieSexy video recipe series, staff dietitian Mandi Knowles shows how to prepare them in a super-simple recipe that will have you enjoying this unlimited veggie in less than a minute. In addition to being fun to eat, snap peas are a great source of vitamins, minerals, antioxidants and even phytosterols, which help reduce cholesterol. Pair with Nutrisystem’s Mushroom Stuffed Chicken Breast and you have a delicious, healthy and nutritious dinner.
Calories per Serving: 40
On Nutrisystem, Count As: 1 Vegetable
- 1 cup fresh snap peas
- Microwave in bowl with wet paper towel for 2-3 minutes until pods are bright green.